Most listings are in the $40's per square foot per year. The Contra Costa Centre submarket is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $7 per sqft per year. That's a 13% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the East Bay market, the Contra Costa Centre submarket has higher rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 10 listings have been posted online, which means listings are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 10% of the listings in the Contra Costa Centre are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 4,620 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 6 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1991 and are Class A.